Popular PR expert and Media Panache CEO Timilehin Bello has been presented with the award for ‘Rising PR Practitioner of the Year’ at Nigeria Institute of Public Relations’ annual gala award ceremony tagged Lagos PR Industry Gala and Awards; which held on Thursday, December 20th, 2018 at Radisson Blu Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The ceremony; which was attended by several esteemed key industry players and dignitaries, including current PDP gubernatorial candidate Jimi Agbaje marks NIPR’s (Lagos Chapter) third edition of the gala awards which commenced in 2016 and has become one of the most pivotal annual gatherings in the country.
Timilehin first shared the good news with his copious followers on social media; expressing his gratitude for the recognition in a short caption that reads “Right now, somewhere in Lagos, Nigeria Institute of Public Relations is currently holding the third edition of her gala award and I’m being recognized as the PR Practitioner of the Year. Lord Jesus, I’m grateful.”
The post has since attracted a surfeit of congratulatory messages from well-wishers and fans of Bello’s company; Media Panache Nigeria – with many commending his significant contribution to the PR industry in such a short space of time.
It can be recalled that the young CEO had made several headlines in late 2017, following his win at the Future Awards Africa in the ‘Best Media Enterprise’ category, beating a handful of other widely adulated nominees in the category.
Big Timi, as he is fondly called also made headlines a few months ago, after Holmes Report; a trusted global platform for Public Relations named him one of the Top 25 Innovators in Europe, Middle East and Africa alongside other reputable names in the marketing and communications industry from Germany, Italy, UAE, UK and more.